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On February 3rd, 1947 a supernova wavefront changed everything. A previously unknown galactic civilization intervened saving the majority of life of Earth. In the wake of the Galactics' intervention, people started to develop powers declaring themselves superheroes and supervillains. Thirty seven years later Michael Gurick watches his superhero father die, and vowed to revenge him by Dispensing Justice. (e)
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Nova Genesis Glossary

A glossary for Nova Genesis World. (e)




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A

Acme Pest Control

The name of the company on the side of the Dispenser's Mobile Command Center. (e)

Aegis Team

A team of superheroes consisting of the Dispenser, Lady Lightning, Silver Archer, and Tsunami. The team broke up in 1974 after the death of Lady Lightning and the retirement of Tsunami. (e)

African Explorers - Which Way to Opar? (tm)

Template:African Explorers - Which Way to Opar? (tm) (e)

Agent Psmith

A famous psionic secret agent movie character. (e)

AHGPTA

Template:AHGPTA (NGW) (e)

AI

Acronym for Artificial Intelligence. (e)

alien

An alien is someone or something not descended from Earth life. In Nova Genesis World, all Galactics are aliens and vast majority of aliens on Earth are Galactics. (e)

Alpha Centauri Boulevard

Template:Alpha Centauri Boulevard (NGW) (e)

American Super Football League

The American Super Football League (ASFL) is a football league whose players are supers or near-supers. (e)

American Hemisphere Geosynchronous Power Transmission Array

Template:American Hemisphere Geosynchronous Power Transmission Array (e)

American Hemisphere Powers Treaty

Template:American Hemisphere Powers Treaty (NGW) (e)

android

An android is a humanoid or animal-oid robot. (e)

Android Assassins vs. Kung-fu Clones (tm)

A board game involving the invasion of a computer controlled fortress by martial arts clones. (e)

Andvari (supervillain)

Template:Andvari (supervillain) (NGW) (e)

angel-wire projector

One of the Dispenser's weapons based on mono-molecular wire. (e)

anti-grav

Template:Anti-grav (NGW) (e)

antigravity

Galactitech that negates gravity. (e)

Aqua Dome

A Galacticity concert venue, partially submerged in Lake Michigan. (e)

Archer, The

See Silver Archer. (e)

Archive, The

Template:The Archive (NGW) (e)

Arcobaleno Rex (superhero)

A European superhero known for his garish costume. (e)

arcology

A self-contained city. The largest and most famous arcology in Nova Genesis World is the Galactics' Arcology located in southern Lake Michigan. (e)

Arcology, The

The Galactics' arcology, or self-contained city, dropped into southern Lake Michigan in 1948. (e)

Arcturus Way

Template:Arcturus Way (NGW) (e)

artifact user

Template:Artifact user (NGW) (e)

artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence, or AI is intelligence derived from non-natural means. Typically the term AI is used to refer machine intelligence or computer intelligencer, but artificial and machine intelligence are not synonymous.
In Nova Genesis World, artificial intelligence has been manifested in a number of ways. The most common form of AI is based on Galactitech. There are three instances of AI that have colonized the Internet, including Boostrap, Daedalus, and Wells. (e)

ASFL

ASFL is an acronym for American Super Football League. (e)

Astral Agent

A member of the Astral Agents superhero group sponsored by the Galactics. Every Astral Agent has an Astral Orb through which the Agent derives his or her powers. They are Generation Zero. The first Astral Agents appear on Earth in 1947. (e)

Astral Orb

An an Astral Orb, sometimes referred to as an Orb, is a Galactitech device issued / used by Astral Agents. (e)

ATACS

Template:ATACS (NGW) (e)

Atomic Jacks

A restaurant in Galacticity. (e)

Autonomous Tactics and Communications System

Template:Autonomous Tactics and Communications System (NGW) (e)

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C

C.Y.N.

Template:C.Y.N. (NGW) (e)

C.Y. Network

Template:C.Y. Network (NGW) (e)

camera wand

Template:Camera wand (NGW) (e)

Cape and Banter Improv

A comedy improvisation troop based in Galacticity. (e)

cape tugger

Superslang for superhero fan. (e)

Captain Fusion

A superhero. (e)

Carnivále

Template:Carnivále (NGW) (e)

Centurion High School

Centurion High School, or CHS, is the Galacticity high school that Michael, Penny, Kim, and Cleo attend. (e)

Cerberus Defense Systems

One of Doc Styx's many corporations. (e)

Chainsaw (supervillain)

A cyborg supervillain. He is a member of the Demolition Squad. (e)

Charon Aerospace

One of Doc Styx's many corporations. (e)

chest icon

Template:Chest icon (NGW) (e)

chimera

An animal or plant that is a genetically mixed with another species of animal or plant. In Nova Genesis World, chimeras are a the result of nanotech repair deployed during by the Galactics after the cosmic rays from Supernova 1947A impacted Earth. (e)

Chippewa OPRA

Template:Chippewa OPRA (NGW) (e)

Chippewa Orbital Power Receiver Array

Template:Chippewa Orbital Power Receiver Array (NGW) (e)

CHS

CHS is an abbreviation for Centurion High School. (e)

CHS

An acronym for Centurion High School. (e)

City-States of Prospero (tm)

Template:City-States of Prospero (tm) (NGW) (e)

civvy

Template:Civvy (NGW) (e)

cold fusion

Template:Cold fusion (NGW) (e)

cold-fusion

Fusion that doesn't produce significant quantities of neutrons. (e)

cometary rain

Template:Cometary rain (NGW) (e)

comlink

Template:Comlink (NGW) (e)

cosmic ray

Template:Cosmic ray (NGW) (e)

Cosmic Bowling (tm)

A kind of bowling similar to bumper bowling, but much more interactive. Reminiscent of old-style pinball. (e)

Cosmic Bowling Station

A bowling alley in the suburbs of Galacticity. Known for its kid-friendly Cosmic Bowling. (e)

Cosmic Diplomacy (tm)

Template:Cosmic Diplomacy (tm) (NGW) (e)

Cowl, The

The Cowl is a Galacticity bar notorious for catering to low-powered superheroes and supervillains. (e)

Crash-Foam (tm)

A rapidly expanding foam that absorbs kinetic energy. Invented by Mike Gurick. (e)

cryocapsule

A freezer container, usually used to store dead bodies or live ones in suspended animation. (e)

cyber

Of or pertaining to computers. (e)

Cyber City

Cyber City (tm) is a company that sells mass-market versions of superhero gear and gadgets, such as exoskeletons. (e)

Cyber City (tm)

Template:Cyber City (tm) (NGW) (e)

Cyber City Strong Man Mark III

Template:Cyber City Strong Man Mark III (e)

Cyberion (superhero)

A retired superhero and a member of the US government sponsored cyborg squad formed shortly after Roswell to combat the rogue cyborgs. A former identity of Doc Styx. (e)

cyborg

Cyborg, a mixed biological-artificial organism. In Nova Genesis World, the majority of cyborgs are based on Galactitech. For example, all the members of the Demolition Squad are Galactitech based cyborgs. (e)

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Daedalus (AI)

Template:Daedalus (AI) (NGW) (e)

demi-brick

Template:Demi-brick (NGW) (e)

Demigods (tm)

Template:Demigods (tm) (NGW) (e)

Demolition Squad

The Demolition Squad is a supervillain team composed of the four cyborgs: Bang Galore, Chainsaw, Dragline, and Wreckingbar. The were created by Doctor M in 1963 effectively making them Second Generation. (e)

Demonaut (supervillain)

Template:Demonaut (supervillain) (NGW) (e)

Dial H

Template:Dial H (NGW) (e)

Dirk (superhero)

Template:Dirk (superhero) (NGW) (e)

Dispenser, The

A superhero. The Dispenser is a 1st generation superhero and a member of the Nova League, and a former member of the disbanded Aegis Team. His primary power is "enhanced intelligence", making him a Tool Master. Primary UPCS classifications: Power Armor, Gadgeteer, Tool Master, Genius. (e)

Dispenser, The (superhero)

Template:The Dispenser (superhero) (e)

Doc

Short for Doc Styx. (e)

Doctor M

A supervillain. He is the most notorious nemesis of the Nova League. (e)

Doctor M's Robotic Horde

An army of robots created and controlled by Doctor M. The Robotic Horde attacks humanity periodically, attempting to take control of the Earth. (e)

doppelgänger

A duplicate of someone. May be a shapeshifter or a construct. (e)

Dragline (supervillain)

A cyborg supervillain. She is a member of the Demolition Squad. (e)

Dragon's Teeth

A code name for one of the Dispenser's defensive systems. When deployed, a large number of balloon decoy duplicates of the Dispenser in various poses are distributed. (e)

Drumlins Androids

Template:Drumlins Androids (NGW) (e)

Dungeon Inglorious

The role-playing dungeon run by Max, a friend of Michael, Penny, and Kim. (e)

Duplifier (supervillain)

Template:Duplifier (supervillain) (e)

Dynagal (superhero)

Template:Dynagal (superhero) (e)

E

Earth First

Template:Earth First (NGW) (e)

Earth Firster

Template:Earth Firster (NGW) (e)

Earth-Firster

A radical group seeking to oust the Galactics and return Earth to the humans. (e)

Earth-Firster

Template:Earth-Firster (NGW) (e)

Earth-tech

Technology whose lineage does not include Galactitech. (e)

electric control

Template:Electric control (NGW) (e)

electric sense

Template:Electric sense (NGW) (e)

Electrode (supervillain)

A supervillain. (e)

electromagnetic pulse

Template:Electromagnetic pulse (NGW) (e)

EMP

An acronym for 'electromagnetic pulse'. (e)

encounter room

The encounter room is a large space containing various equipment (some automated) for practicing and developing team combat skills. It is part of the Dispenser's underground lab complex. (e)

Enhanced ERA

An amendment to the U.S. Constitution ensuring that all sentient citizens of the U.S. have equal rights. (e)

Enhanced ERA

Template:Enhanced ERA (NGW) (e)

Enhanced Mental Powers Act

Template:Enhanced Mental Powers Act (NGW) (e)

Esper

Template:Esper (NGW) (e)

exoskeleton

An exoskeleton, or X-K, is an external, power assisted skeleton. Exoskeletons are used to enhance an individual's strength, or allow someone to walk that would otherwise be wheelchair bound. Contrast with power armor. (e)

F

G

G.I.D.

An acronym for a Galactics' ID. A Galactitech identification system, mostly used by superheroes to ensure their identity is not used by someone else. (e)

Gadgeteer

A UPCS classification for a super who uses, makes, or is dependent on "gadgets". (e)

Galactic

An alien. Less frequently, someone with Galactic Citizenship. (e)

Galactic Bounty Hunter 4 (tm)

A computer game. (e)

Galactic chic

Template:Galactic chic (NGW) (e)

Galactic Citizen

An alien or human with Galactic Citizenship. Doc Styx became a Galactic Citizen in 1973 forcing the U.S. Government to acknowledge the status of Galactic Citizenship. (e)

Galactic Citizenship

A citizen of the galaxy. Some supers have become Galactic Citizens in order to cut their ties with Earth governments. (e)

Galactic Envoy

Template:Galactic Envoy (NGW) (e)

Galactic Sentinel

A Galactic and superhero. Arrived on Earth in 1948. (e)

Galactic Sentinel (superhero)

Template:Galactic Sentinel (superhero) (e)

Galacticity

Galacticity, or GC, is a city on the south eastern shores of Lake Michigan, established in 1948 shortly after the arrival of the Galactics' Arcology. (e)

Galacticity Galleria

Template:Galacticity Galleria (e)

Galacticity General

Template:Galacticity General (e)

Galacticity Guardian

Template:Galacticity Guardian (e)

Galacticity Library

See Galacticity Nova Genesis Memorial Library. (e)

Galacticity Metro Edison

Galacticity Metro Edison, or GCME, is the primary (electrical) power production company in Galacticity. (e)

Galacticity Nova Genesis Memorial Library

Galacticity's main library. It is located on Nova Genesis Memorial Plaza. (e)

Galacticity Powered Detention Center

Template:Galacticity Powered Detention Center (e)

Galacticity Transit

Template:Galacticity Transit (e)

Galacticity University

Template:Galacticity University (e)

Galactics

The Galactics are an interstellar civilization spanning the Milky Way galaxy and made up of a diverse collection of aliens. (e)

Galactitech

Technology from the Galactics. (e)

GC

An abbreviation for Galacticity. (e)

GCME

An acronym for Galacticity Metro Edison. (e)

GCTV

An acronym for Galacticity Television. (e)

Generation One

Template:Generation One (NGW) (e)

Generation Two

Template:Generation Two (NGW) (e)

Generation Zero

Template:Generation Zero (NGW) (e)

Genetics, Transgenetics, and Molecular Research

A journal. (e)

Genius

A UPCS classification. (e)

GME

An acronym for Galacticity Metro Edison. (e)

GPDC

Template:GPDC (NGW) (e)

Graviton (supervillain)

A supervillain, best known for his hijacking of the entire United Nations building, which he placed in Earth orbit while he held everyone inside hostage. (e)

gravlift

Template:Gravlift (NGW) (e)

GROQ

Template:GROQ (NGW) (e)

GTA

Template:GTA (NGW) (e)

GTA Metrotransit

Template:GTA Metrotransit (NGW) (e)

Gurt-Orn

Template:Gurt-Orn (NGW) (e)

GZ

Template:GZ (NGW) (e)

H

I

J

K

L

Lab, The

The Lab is at the center the Dispenser's large underground complex located under Michael's house in Star Estates. (e)

Lady Lightning (superhero)

A superhero. Former member of the Aegis Team. Deceased. (e)

League, The

Short for Nova League. (e)

Lensark (superhero)

A psionic superhero. (e)

Leviathan-bot

A water-going member of Doctor M's Robotic Hordes. (e)

levitate

To rise vertically or float in one location via telekinesis. A psionic power. (e)

Light Fantastic (superhero)

A superhero. (e)

light manipulation

Template:Light manipulation (NGW) (e)

linear accelerator

A device that accelerates objects down a set of rails via electromagnetics. Linear accelerators have come into common use as part of the launch mechanisms for ballistic-flight passenger and postal services since the the Hijacking in 1971. (e)

M

M, Doctor (supervillain)

A supervillain. He is the most notorious nemesis of the Nova League. (e)

Magician, The (superhero)

The Magician is a first generation superhero and a member of the Nova League. His primary power is the creation and manipulation of "pocket universes". Primary UPCS classifications: Hyperfield Manipulator. (e)

magnetic control

Template:Magnetic control (NGW) (e)

Magnetic Mistress

A superhero. (e)

magnetic sense

Template:Magnetic sense (NGW) (e)

martial artist

Template:Martial artist (NGW) (e)

Mallet, The (supervillain)

A minor supervillain. (e)

Man-in-Black

One of the Men-in-Black. (e)

Mars Wars

A series of fantasy movies, the first, called Mars Wars, came out in 1977. It's darker, edgier sequel was released in 1983. (e)

martial art

Template:Martial art (NGW) (e)

Martial Arts Live!

Template:Martial Arts Live! (NGW) (e)

Master Mind

A UPCS classification. (e)

MCC

Template:MCC (e)

MCC

Acronym for Mobile Command Center. (e)

medkit

Template:Medkit (NGW) (e)

Megabot

A giant robot member of Doctor M's Robotic Hordes. (e)

Men-in-Black

Agents of the U.S. government. (e)

metamaterial

Template:Metamaterial (NGW) (e)

micro-mesh

A kind of armor composed of an extremely fine, extremely tough wire. (e)

Midnight Grey (superhero)

Template:Midnight Grey (superhero) (e)

Mind Fire (superhero)

A psionic superhero. (e)

Mindspike (supervillain)

A psionic supervillain. (e)

Mirage (team)

Template:Mirage (team) (NGW) (e)

mobile command center

A mobile command center, or MCC, is a communications and control hub installed in a vehicle. (e)

Mobile Powers Containment Unit

Template:Mobile Powers Containment Unit (e)

Mobile Powers Containment Vehicle

A Mobile Powers Containment Vehicle, or MPCV, is a vehicle designed to transport supers. (e)

molecular edge

Molecular edge is an edge a single molecule thick, thus extremely sharp. (e)

monomolecular

Template:Monomolecular (NGW) (e)

monomolecular wire

A single molecular strand, extremely strong, and capable of cutting through extremely tough substances. (e)

MPC

Template:MPC (NGW) (e)

MPC Unit

Template:MPC Unit (NGW) (e)

MPCV

Acronym for Mobile Powers Containment Vehicle. (e)

MPCV

Acronym for Mobile Powers Containment Vehicle. (e)

mutant

A mutant is an individual organism with a genetic error. In science fiction, mutants have interesting powers or physical characteristics, such as psionics or super strength. (e)

mutant

A human or animal with altered genetics. In Nova Genesis World, mutants are common (and much less likely to result in detrimental mutations or death) due to the effects of Supernova 1947A and subsequent nanotech-based cleanup by the Galactics (see Ice Fall). Contrast with chimera. (e)

N

nannite

The smallest unit of nanotechnology capable of independent action. (e)

nano-repair

Template:Nano-repair (NGW) (e)

nanoborg

A cyborg created by Galactitech nanites. As with nearly all macro-scaled powered Galactitech, nanoborgs use v-taps for energy. (e)

nanoborg

A cyborg created by Galactitech nanites. As with nearly all macro-scaled powered Galactitech, nanoborgs use v-taps for energy. (e)

nanotech

Nanotechnology or nanotech is applied technology for manipulating matter at the atomic and molecular level. For the most part, this is Galactitech, but Earth-tech is starting to make in roads in this area. (e)

nanotechnology

Template:Nanotechnology (NGW) (e)

NASPTA

Template:NASPTA (NGW) (e)

Nebula Galleria

Template:Nebula Galleria (NGW) (e)

neutrino

Template:Neutrino (NGW) (e)

neutrino (sterile)

Template:Neutrino (sterile) (NGW) (e)

Neutrino (superhero)

A superhero. She is a member of the Nova League. Primary UPCS classifications: ... (e)

Nexus War (tm)

A board game of strategic maneuvering and tactical spaceship combat. (e)

Next Nova

Template:Next Nova (NGW) (e)

Nine Princes

Template:Nine Princes (NGW) (e)

ninja

A secret agent or assassin in the black-clad medieval Japanese mode. (e)

Ninjitsu (supervillain)

Template:Ninjitsu (supervillain) (e)

NLTSS

Template:NLTSS (NGW) (e)

North America Weather Control

Template:North America Weather Control (NGW) (e)

North American Satellite Power Transmission Authority

Template:North American Satellite Power Transmission Authority (NGW) (e)

Nova Day

February 3rd, the day commemorating Supernova 1947A. (e)

Nova Genesis

Nova Genesis is term used to refer to February 3rd, 1947, when Supernova 1947A impinged on Earth, or the milieu that followed. It can also refer to Nova Genesis World. (e)

Nova Genesis Day

February 3rd, the day commemorating Supernova 1947A. (e)

Nova Genesis Memorial Plaza

Nova Genesis Memorial Plaza, sometimes referred to as Nova Genesis Plaza, is one of Galacticity's main plazas. The Nova League's headquarters the Nova League Tower, Galacticity Library, and the UN building are located on the plaza. (e)

Nova Genesis Plaza

See Nova Genesis Memorial Plaza. (e)

Nova Genesis World

Nova Genesis is both the name of the setting that the Nova Genesis superhero stories takes place, as well as the term used to refer to the events of 1947 that set into motion by the Supernova 1947A. Nova Genesis World (NGW) is a science fiction world/setting, thus there are no supernatural entities, magic (except for Galactitech and the application of Clarke's third law), or other fantasy elements. (e)

Nova League

The Nova League, sometimes referred to as the League, is the largest and most prominent superhero group on Earth. It operates predominantly in North America and its main headquarters are in Galacticity. (e)

Nova League Tactical Support Specialist

Template:Nova League Tactical Support Specialist (e)

Nova League Tower

The main headquarters of the Nova League. It is located in Galacticity on Nova Genesis Plaza not far from the UN building. (e)

nunchaku

A weapon based on the Japanese rice flail. Two short pieces of wood or metal attached together by a short length of rope or chain. More of a danger to the wielder than the target for the untrained. (e)

O

P

Paladin, The (superhero)

Template:The Paladin (superhero) (e)

PCC Division

Template:PCC Division (NGW) (e)

PICSEA

PICSEA ("pixie") is an acronym for Powers Investigation, Control, and Security Enforcement Agency. (e)

PICSEA

Template:PICSEA (NGW) (e)

PICSID

The PICSEA version of super identification. PICSID is an acronym for Powers Investigation, Control, and Security Identifier. (e)

PICSID

Template:PICSID (NGW) (e)

pixie

A derogatory, superslang term for a member of PICSEA, or Powers Investigation, Control, and Security Enforcement Agency. (e)

pneumatic-pogo

A fire-pole-like device that is a one man elevator. (e)

pogo

Template:Pogo (NGW) (e)

Popular Superscience

A magazine about the superscientists, their experiments, and gear. (e)

power

A super ability. (e)

power armor

Power armor is a full body armored suit that is environmentally sealed with motors that augment the wearer's strength and sometimes speed. A suit of powered armor can be thought of as a one-man man-shaped tank. Contrast with exoskeleton. (e)

Power Armor

Power Armored is a UPCS classification for supers wearing power armor. (e)

Power Armored

Power Armored is a UPCS classification for supers wearing power armor. (e)

Power Registration Act

An early attempt to force all supers to register with the U.S. government in 1972. It was quickly repealed when Doc Styx renounced his U.S. citizenship and became a Galactic Citizen, taking Styx Enterprises and all its subsidiaries, which were critical to the continued functioning of the US military with him. (e)

Power Registration Act

An early attempt to force all supers to register with the U.S. government in 1972. It was quickly repealed when Doc Styx renounced his U.S. citizenship and became a Galactic Citizen, taking Styx Enterprises and all its subsidiaries, which were critical to the continued functioning of the US military with him. (e)

power tap

A Galactitech device for diverting and/or storing energy generated via a v-tap. (e)

powered

Template:Powered (NGW) (e)

Powered Detention Center

A prison for supers. (e)

Powers Containment and Control Division

Template:Powers Containment and Control Division (NGW) (e)

Powers Investigation, Control, and Security Enforcement Agency

The Powers Investigation, Control, and Security Enforcement Agency, or PICSEA, is an arm of the U.S. government responsible for the supers, both from a national security perspective as well as a legal. (e)

Powers Oversight Committee

A U.S. Senate committee focused on supers. (e)

precog

Template:Precog (NGW) (e)

primary UPCS classification

The UPCS classification or classifications for a super's main power(s). (e)

Proxima Drive

Proxima Drive is the street that Michael and Penny live on. It's located in the Star Estates, a suburb east of Galacticity. (e)

Pscreamer (supervillain)

A psionic superhero. (e)

psi

Abbreviation or prefix for psionic. (e)

psi-scope

A device for measuring psionic abilities. (e)

psi-scope

A device for measuring psionic abilities. (e)

psi-shield

Template:Psi-shield (NGW) (e)

Psicorp

A corporation that manufactures psionic related gear. (e)

PsiCorp

A corporation that manufactures psionic related gear. (e)

Psinner

Template:Psinner (NGW) (e)

psionic

A mental power or ability. A UPCS classification. (e)

psionic energy

Template:Psionic energy (NGW) (e)

psionic shield

Template:Psionic shield (NGW) (e)

psionotropic

An active response to psionic. For example, some psionotropic materials glow in the presence of psionic activity. (e)

public identity

Template:Public identity (NGW) (e)

purple piss

Superslang for a useless power. (e)

Q

R

S

S3PI

An acronym for Supplemental Strategic Super Powers Initiative. (e)

SaSRA

Template:SaSRA (NGW) (e)

Satellite Tower

Template:Satellite Tower (NGW) (e)

SCU

An acronym for Supers Crime Unit. (e)

Second Generation

Superheroes (or supervillains) born with powers (regardless of whether or not their parents have powers) or were created by the First Generation. (e)

secret identity

Template:Secret identity (NGW) (e)

Shaolin Secrets

Template:Shaolin Secrets (NGW) (e)

shapeshifter

A UPCS classification. Someone who can alter their form and appearance. (e)

Shield, The

The Shield is the system constructed by the Galactics to block the Earth from the effects of Supernova 1947A. (e)

shuriken

Template:Shuriken (NGW) (e)

Silhouette and Supersuit Recognition Agent

A computer program capable of matching a silhouette or supersuit to a database in order to identify the super. Similar to face recognition software. (e)

Silver Archer

Silver Archer, sometimes simply referred to as the Archer, is a superhero. She is a member of the Nova League and a former member of the Aegis Team. Primary UPCS classifications: Brick, Martial Artist, Gageteer. (e)

Silver Archer (superhero)

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SimOlympus (tm)

A computer game. (e)

slang

A word or phrase not commonly accepted as "proper" speech. Typically idiomatic. (e)

slap-patch

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slideway

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smartmask

An advanced form of mask capable of, among other things, mimicing the facial movements of the wearer. (e)

SNN

Acronym for Superhero News Network. (e)

Sociological Impact of Supernova 1947A, The

A non-fiction book by Dr. Jane Myers about the effects of Supernova 1947A and the arrival of the Galactics on society and culture. (e)

sonic

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Southshore

An industrial section of Galacticity located along the shore of Lake Michigan. (e)

spread-spectrum

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Spungi (tm)

A spongy material used to make toys. (e)

spy-ray

A terahertz based scanner capable of penetrating many opaque substances. (e)

spycam

A spy camera. (e)

Squad, The

Short for the Demolition Squad. (e)

sidekick

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Star Dock Convenience Store

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Star Estates

The Star Estates is the suburb where Michael, Penny, and Kim live. It is located to the northwest of Galacticity. (e)

star wisp

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Starlight Cafe

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Starlight Marina

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StarNet

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Steel Vortex (superhero)

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Stiletto (superhero)

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sterile neutrino

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Strong Man (tm)

A line of exoskeletons sold by Cyber City. (e)

Styx, Doc

Doc Styx, sometimes referred to simply as Doc, is a superhero and sole owner of Styx Enterprises. He is a founding member of the Nova League. Primary UPCS classifications: Ubermensch, Gageteer, Tool Master, Genius. (e)

Styx Enterprises

The top level Doc Styx corporation. (e)

super

Someone with powers. (e)

super-ID

Short for superidentity. (e)

superhero

A superhero is a super (powered or not) who uses there abilities for the greater good, usually by fighting crime in a supersuit. Contrast with supervillain. (e)

Superhero News Network

The Superhero News Network, or SNN, is a cable TV news channel that focuses on the superhero world. (e)

Superhero Vigilante Act

The Supers Vigilante Act, or SVA, is a law passed by the U.S. congress allowing superheroes to legally operate as crime fighters. (e)

superhuman

A human with superpowers. (e)

superidentity

A superidentity, or super-ID, is the persona, including supersuit, of a super. Legally recognized to be independent of any secret identity. (e)

Supernova 1947A

The first supernova of 1947, whose wavefront reached Earth on February 3rd, 1947, and the event that branched the Nova Genesis alternate history from ours. 1947A occurred close enough to Earth to destroy all life, but due to the intervention of the Galactics, life on Earth was saved. (e)

Superpeople

A magazine focused on gossip about superheroes and supervillains. (e)

Superpeople

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Superpizza (tm)

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superpower

A power or ability not normally enjoyed by a human. In Nova Genesis World there are no known instances of supernatural based superpowers. (e)

Supers Crime Unit

A Supers Crime Unit, or SCU, is an arm of law enforcement equipped and/or enable to operate against supers. Similar to SWAT. (e)

Supers Registry

A list of supers and their known powers. Maintained by the Nova League. (e)

Supers Vigilante Act

The Supers Vigilante Act, or SVA, is a law passed by the U.S. congress allowing superheroes to legally operate as crime fighters. (e)

superscientist

A scientist whose scientific abilities, at least in part, derive from their superpower. (e)

supersense

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superslang

Slang used by or about supers. (e)

supersuit

The supersuit is the "costume" that superheroes and supervillains wear to underscore their "super" role. Also known as superwear. (e)

supervillain

A supervillain is someone who uses their superpowers to commits crimes. Contrast with superhero. (e)

superwear

Another term for supersuit. (e)

Supplemental Strategic Super Powers Initiative

The Supplemental Strategic Super Powers Initiative, or S3PI, is an initiative to recruit and use supers for the strategic defense of the U.S. and NATO. (e)

surujin

A weapon consisting of two weights separated by a length of rope or chain. (e)

SVA

An acronym for Supers Vigilante Act. (e)

syntheskin

A synthetic skin, commonly used in medical applications. (e)

T

T.C.

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TC

TC is an acronym for Tactical Coordinator. (e)

Tactical coordinator

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Tactical Coordinator

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Tantalus Microdevices

One of Doc Styx's corporations. (e)

tech

Tech is an abbreviation for technology. (e)

Technomancer (super)

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telekinesis

telekinesis, or TK, is the ability to move things with your mind. A psionic power. (e)

telekinetic

Someone who has the power telekinesis. A psionic power. (e)

telemetry

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telepath

Someone who has the power telepathy. (e)

telepathic

Having the power of telepathy; the ability to read minds. (e)

Telepathic Alert 2000 (tm)

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telepathy

The ability to read minds. A psionic power. (e)

telepathy blocker

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telepathy-blocker

A drug that blocks telepathic powers. (e)

teleport

The ability to shift from one location to another without moving through the intervening space. A psionic power. (e)

Terran

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Terror Twins, The

"The Terror Twins", aka Achilles and Andy Riggs-Armstrong, so called because of their predilection for getting into trouble and a blatant disregard for their own safety. Mitigated by the fact that they are bricks, that is unless you aren't and they get up to mischief while you're around (ask Michael about them, as he's had a few unpleasant experiences while in the Terror Twins company). (e)

Things in the Saucer Tomb (tm), The

A board game involving the exploration of a downed flying saucer in the Antarctic inhabited by a crew of mutated monsters with powers and vulnerabilities that vary from game to game. (e)

Titan, The

Usually short for Titanium Titan. (e)

Titanium Titan (superhero)

A superhero. He is a member of the Nova League. Primary UPCS classifications: Power Armor, Tool Master, Genius. (e)

TK

TK is an abbreviation for telekinesis or telekinetic. (e)

tool master

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Tool Master

A UPCS classification. (e)

Tough Guy (tm)

The brand name of a type of armor sold by Cyber City (tm). (e)

Tough Guy armor

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Tough Guy armor

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transgenetic

Genetics that span species or are artificial in origin. (e)

Transgenetica

A scientific journal specializing in transgenetics. Dr. Erin Kinnison, Kim Kinnison's mother, has been published in Transgenetica. (e)

transit pod

A small, automated vehicle running on rails. Part of the mass transit system in Galacticity. (e)

Tsunami

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Tsunami (superhero)

A superhero. He is a former member of the Aegis Team. Retired. (e)

Turbocharger (superhero)

A hypernaut superhero. Deceased. (e)

Twins, The

Short for the twins Achilles and Andy. (e)

U

Übermensch

A UPCS classification. An übermensch seems to have superhuman abilities, such as strength, speed, and agility, but is actually with human the range of human potential, albeit at the highest levels of human capability. An übermensch has acquired these abilities through training and practice. (e)

Übermind (supervillain)

A psionic supervillain. (e)

ultrabrick

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UN building

The United Nations building was relocated in 1974 after it was hijacked by Graviton. It now resides on Nova Genesis Plaza on the shores of Lake Michigan in Galacticity. (e)

Unified Powers Classification System

The Unified Powers Classification System, or UPCS, is a system established by the U.S. government to classify supers. (e)

UPCS

An acronym for Unified Powers Classification System. (e)

UPCS classification

A power classification from the Unified Powers Classification System (UPCS). See list of UPCS classifications. (e)

V

v-tap

A v-tap or vacuum-tap is Galactitech that makes the universal vacuum energy available for use. A powerful energy source used by nanoborgs and most other macro-scale Galactitech devices that require power. (e)

Vermillion (superhero)

A superhero. She is an Astral Agent. (e)

vocoder

A vocoder is an electronic voice transformation system. Often incorporated into smartmasks to disguise the superidentity's voice. (e)

VTOL

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W

wake-me-up

A drug that "wakes you up" developed by the Dispenser. (e)

Wall Shadow (supervillain)

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WatchMe dot com

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Weather Master (supervillain)

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Wells (AI)

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The Wild Hunt

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White Whirlwind

A retired superhero. He founded a very successful cleaning supplies company after retirement. (e)

Witness

A Witness is a member of a group, some would argue a religious group, that considers the Galactics saviors of the human race and Earth, and should be treated with the utmost respect. (e)

Wolverine Dispatch and Security Services

A security and transport company operating in Galacticity. (e)

Wreckingbar (supervillain)

A cyborg supervillain known for his eponymous wreckingbar capable of (among other things) ripping up several tons of roadway. He is a member of the Demolition Squad. (e)

X

X-K

X-K is short for exoskeleton. (e)

Y

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